Established in 1902, Lutheran Settlement House (LSH) is a non-profit, community-based organization committed to serving children, adults, and families living in Philadelphia. Over the past century, the programs and services offered by LSH have changed in response to the evolving needs of the community. However, the core mission of Lutheran Settlement House , €œto empower individuals, families, and communities to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency through an integrated program of social, educational, and advocacy services€ , has remained constant.